Brightree® Reiterates Importance of Post-Acute Care Provider Readiness for ICD-10, Despite Potential Legislative Delay
Solutions Prepared to Support Providers Ahead of Original October 1, 2014 Transition Date
ATLANTA – April 1, 2014 – Brightree LLC, the leading provider of cloud-based clinical, billing and business management software solutions for the post-acute care industry, today issued a response to the potential delay of ICD-10 for a year from October 1, 2014 to October 1, 2015.
“Brightree has made meaningful investments to ensure our solutions are fully enabled and our customers are educated and ready for this significant change in advance of the ICD-10 transition date,” said Chris Watson, chief operating officer for Brightree.
“Our mission is to provide modern technology and expertise to significantly improve business and clinical outcomes across post-acute care. We believe improving data integrity and information exchange nationally and globally is a worthy mission, and we remain committed to preparing our solutions and customers for ICD-10 ahead of the original October 2014 deadline,” Watson added.
On March 10, 2014 Brightree announced its successful participation in national ICD-10 testing by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), stating the Company had received 100 percent acceptance of test claims submitted across its solutions – including the Brightree HME, Brightree Home Health, Brightree Hospice, Pacware and MedAct products.
Brightree also maintains an ICD-10 readiness section on its website, and has hosted numerous webinars and conference education sessions to help customers prepare to transition to ICD-10.
About Brightree LLC
Brightree is the leading provider of cloud-based software for the post-acute care industry. Our nearly 500 team members serve more than 3,000 companies in the HME, home health, hospice, O&P, HME pharmacy, home infusion and rehab home care segments. Brightree’s unique SaaS software solutions follow the natural workflow of providers to automate and improve how they manage their businesses. The company is ranked as one of the top 100 healthcare IT companies in the U.S. on the prestigious Healthcare Informatics 100 (HCI 100) list. For further information, visit brightree.com or call 1.888.598.7797.
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